Like a car's engine trying to turn over in the Arctic temperatures outside, it took awhile for Edison to get warmed up Friday night against the Huron Tigers.
Trailing 42-38 with 19 seconds left in the third quarter, the Chargers found their spark as a Zach Yovanov 3-pointer ignited an 11-0 tear that lasted until 6:06 in the fourth quarter and all but put the game away.
Clyde coach Ryan Carter implored his team Friday night.
"Come on guys. Finish this off," he said before the Fliers left the bench from a timeout with 3:13 remaining in the game.
Clyde did just that, winning its first Sandusky Bay Conference game of the season and handing Port Clinton its first conference loss, 66-60.
The ability to knock down the "free" shots is valuable in the game of basketball.
And that is exactly what St. Mary Central Catholic did Friday at the "Den" in a 68-61 victory against longtime rival Margaretta.
Monroeville's lightning quick 7-0 lead to start its Firelands Conference game at the St. Paul Convocation Center on Friday night against the Flyers was the best start to any game this season, according to head coach Zac Reer.
But just as quick as it happened, it got away from the Eagles as the Flyers proved to have too "Mutch" offense in 6-foot-5 center Steven Mutchler, who went on an 11-0 run by himself in a 83-63 win.